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GFA Provides Access to Clean Water for Village of 200

People steadily streamed to and from the well. Clasping empty buckets or plastic jugs, each villager waited their turn. Clear water filled container after container to the brim. A nearby plaque …

February 2021

Believers Denied Water

People in Pastor Jabez’s village were finding the life-changing love of Christ, and the congregation was growing. Along with their newfound joy, however, a new struggle arose—a struggle to provide for …

July 2020

No More Dirty Water

Beena and her family lived in a rural village, and they relied on water from the nearby well. The well water, however, was impure and contaminated with high levels of iron. …

April 2020

Ending the Children’s Long Commute

Maala trotted along beside her mother. The sun warmed her face and back, subtly reminding her of the heat to come in the afternoon. After 30 minutes of walking, Maala presented the …

April 2020

Families in Slum Taste Clean Water

Paband and Litesh and their families all live in a slum. The community’s only water sources provide polluted, smelly water, so many people, including Litesh, suffered from …

February 2020

Opposition at Wedding Leads to Jesus Well

Before Jesus Wells are drilled, people in many communities gather water from ponds and rivers because they have no access to a clean, safe water source. For Christians in Muralee’s village, their …

April 2018

From Contention to Peace

Only one source of water for a community of 100-plus people simply wasn’t enough. GFA-supported pastor Dayal and his fellowship of 10 believers felt the lack. Families would often wait hours …

January 2018

He Didn’t Need to Say a Word

Tilak and his wife were happy again; no one could deny that. But some people in the village were anything but happy about the transformation in their lives. Villagers blamed the …

October 2017

Short Stories About Jesus Wells

Jesus Wells have the ability to transform villages, providing not only clean, fresh water but also the opportunity for people to find clean hearts and a fresh start at life in Jesus. …

April 2017

A Jesus Well Was the Ticket!

Even when no one wants to listen to them, pastors like Kundan are eager to help their communities with their daily problems, such as the lack of clean water. This well, like …

December 2016

That None Will Go Thirsty

In areas with short water supplies, people often have to choose between walking for miles to find clean water or settling for contaminated sources. The young father of four lowered his vessel …

August 2016

Water Filter Removes Stomach Pain

“I would take medicine for my stomach pain,” Bakul shares. “However, in spite of continuous treatment, I continued to struggle from unbearable pain in my stomach.” A {% link "Gospel for …

August 2016

Clean Water Flows from Rocks

The water was dirty. She could see it. Even though it flowed from a well in town, she knew the water wasn’t safe. People in the village often struggled with diarrhea, …

January 2016

Pure Water Brings Health to Village

How are people living in this village? Gospel for Asia supported pastor Sadavir wondered. The water in this remote village was filled with clay, iron and mud, plaguing residents with frequent …

September 2015

He Found Water for His Soul

Baru studied the hardened ground at his feet. The stream that freely flowed during the monsoon season had dried up once again. This was the closest water source he and his neighbours …

August 2015

Man Receives Water Filter and Mercy

Each day, Kaamil’s family drank contaminated water because they didn’t have a pure water source. Then GFA pastor Padman invited them to an event where they would receive a BioSand water …

April 2015

Passerby Impressed by Christians’ Generosity

Ratnakar was just passing through the village. It was a day like any other—or so he thought. His walk slowed when he spotted a group of people gathered. The crowd aroused …

February 2014

Fresh Water and a Miracle

They were running low on water again. Gaurav didn’t want to walk all the way to the hospital to get more, but that was the only option. Water was scarce, and it …

August 2013


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